Position in the Official World Golf Ranking for Justin Rose, whose runner-up finish in the BMW Championship on Monday propelled him from fourth place. Dustin Johnson, whose 13-week reign ended, slipped to No. 2 (ranking).
Number of players who control their destiny entering the final event of the PGA Tour season, next week’s Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Nos. 1-5, in order, in the FedEx Cup standings: Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Rose, Tony Finau, Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas. Any of those five would win the $10 million bonus with a victory at East Lake.
Number of years since American Keegan Bradley had won on the PGA Tour before he prevailed in a playoff against England’s Justin Rose to win the rain-delayed BMW Championship on Monday. Rose missed a 4-foot par putt on the par-4 18th on the first playoff hole at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., handing Bradley the victory. Bradley, who shot a final-round 6-under 64, and Rose (67) tied at 20-under 260. Americans Billy Horschel (64) and Xander Schauffele (67) shared third at 19-under 261. It was the third of four FedEx Cup playoff events (scores).
Number of top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour this season for Tony Finau, who was named by U.S. captain Jim Furyk as the final at-large pick for the Sept. 28-30 Ryder Cup. Finau, 28, owns only one victory on Tour, in 2016 at the opposite-field Puerto Rico Open. Among his top-10 results this season are three in major championships: T-10 at the Masters, fifth at U.S. Open ant T-9 at British Open.
Position in the FedEx Cup rankings for Jordan Spieth, who will miss the 30-man Tour Championship next week in Atlanta for the first time in his six seasons on the PGA Tour.